Monthly Archives: July 2007

Shaping up

Getting back in the swing of running, swimming, etc Continue reading

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Back to the front porch

For quite a while, Erin and I talked about removing the old, worn-out windows from our front porch. Today I did it. After I cleaned up most of the mess, I immediately took advantage of the “new” space. What a … Continue reading

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Weaning

Madelyn gets no milk. Mama and daddy get less sleep.

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Style and standards

About my Fall courses: ENG 480, Computers & Writing, and ENG 481, Style Continue reading

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Summer travel

About a month ago Erin and I took our first long road trip with Madelyn–2,300 miles in 12 days. We started our trip by driving to southern Illinois, with plans to visit the parks &c. which dot the region (many … Continue reading

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You dopes!

A few weeks ago, the Danish national cycling authority announced that Michael Rasmussen, the guy wearing yellow, missed some drug tests and would be kicked off their national team. Now Tour favorite Alexandre Vinokourov fails a blood test, and is … Continue reading

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Faces of Madelyn

The venerable animated gif rides again. How-to, since I forgot, it’s been so long: Get the Gimp. Get a bunch of images which are the same size. (These were taken by Erin’s dad.) Open one of the images. Choose “File, … Continue reading

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Post-vacation

As Chuck writes, things have been quiet around here lately. Part of the reason is because Erin, Madelyn, and I have been traveling, visiting family and friends in North Carolina and Florida, among other things. Though I took a laptop, … Continue reading

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Swimmy girl

We just got back from a quick week at my in-laws’ lake house outside of Palatka, Florida (following a longer trip I haven’t yet written about). At right, Madelyn swimming under the dock with her Grandma Bits. (Lots more lake … Continue reading

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